8 Killed, 19 Injured in Weekend Shootings in Baltimore
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - City police said of 27 people who were shot, at least eight of them were killed in a series of separate shooting in Baltimore since Friday afternoon.
In the most recent events, officers were called to the 1600 block of Hazel Street around 10:30 pm Sunday for a report of discharging of a firearm.
While investigating, police were notified of a walk-in shooting victim to an area hospital. The man at the hospital sustained a gunshot wound to his buttocks. The victim told police he was shot by two masked men.
No further details are available. Detectives are investigating and ask that anyone with information to call 410-396-2499.
Officers were called to the 500 block of East 21st Street at 12:13 am Monday where they found a man with a gunshot wound to the back of his head. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is listed in critical condition.
Eastern District detectives are investigating and ask that anyone with information to call 410-396-2433.
Around 12:30 am Monday, officers were called to the 800 block of West Fayette Street for a report of a shooting where they found a man inside of a car with gunshot wounds. Officers then found a second victim, a woman, who was shot in the back, laying on the street, WBALTV reported.
Both victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment. Despite all medical lifesaving efforts, the man died because of his injuries at 2:38 am He has not yet been identified.
The woman is listed in critical but stable condition.
Homicide detectives are investigating and ask that anyone with information please call 410-396-2100.
Officers were called to the 5300 block of Saint Georges Avenue at 1:43 am Monday for a report of a shooting.
Officers found a man with gunshot wounds to his chest and leg. He was immediately taken to an area hospital for treatment, but despite all medical lifesaving efforts he died because of his injuries, police said.
While investigating this incident, police said a 17-year-old boy walked into an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to his arm, and a second man walked into an area hospital for treatment for a gunshot/graze wound to his head.
Detectives determined that all of those injuries are the result of the same incident and are asking anyone with information to call 410-396-2100.
Officers were called to an area hospital around 4 am Monday for a report of walk-in shooting victim.
Arriving officers found a man with a gunshot wound to his leg. Police said the shooting happened in the 5200 block of Midwood Avenue.
In another shooting, a man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon in the 900 block of Ducatel Street, city police said.